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“To Robert, Ray, Martile, and all the kids, we are so very sorry to hear of Ruby's passing. She was such a dear, sweet, hospitable, loving lady,...Read More »
1 of 1 | Posted by: Norma Menton - Arlington, TX


Ruby Cross worked for 25 years as the business office manager for 2 different nursing homes. If any of you were around Ruby much, you would know that helping people was her life. She would always be in the background, helping in any way she could.

Ruby attended First at Firewheel Church in Garland, Texas, since 2011, where she was very active with hosting home groups and supporting the Children and Youth ministries.

Ruby was married to Elton Ray Cross for almost 60 years. They were married on June 2, 1962.

Ruby was survived by, Her Husband Elton Ray Cross, Her Daughter Rebecca Craig and (husband) Randy Craig, Her Son Troy Cross and (spouse) Morgan Marks, Her Grandchildren, Jessica Craig and (husband) Matt Crump, Nicole Brock, and (husband) Bradley Brock Her Great Grandson, James Crump, Her Brother Robert Hawkins and (wife) Doris Hawkins, Her Mother Martile Hawkins.

Ruby was preceded in death by, Her Father Delbert Hawkins.

The family requests in lieu of flowers please send a donation to a charity close to Ruby's heart the Children and Youth Ministries at First at Firewheel Church.